Turkish novelist Yasar Kemal dies at age 91 - @AP

Turkish novelist Yasar Kemal dies at age 91 - @AP

February 28, 2015

Photo: European Union ambassadors at the site of Boris Nemtsov's slaying in Moscow - @EUinRussia

Photo: European Union ambassadors at the site of Boris Nemtsov's slaying in Moscow - @EUinRussia

February 28, 2015

New York police say woman who died after jumping into East River was suicidal - @nypost

New York police say woman who died after jumping into East River was suicidal - @nypost

February 28, 2015


US-led coalition launches 20 air strikes on Islamic State targets in Iraq, Syria - @Reuters

US-led coalition launches 20 air strikes on Islamic State targets in Iraq, Syria - @Reuters

February 28, 2015

Anti-Israel Divestment Push Gains Traction at US Colleges

Anti-Israel divestment movement gaining traction at US colleges

February 28, 2015

Photo: Millwall fans clash with Rotherham fans at New York Stadium after Championship match - @robstaton

Photo: Millwall fans clash with Rotherham fans at New York Stadium after Championship match - @robstaton

February 28, 2015


Update: A car carrying explosives being pursued by security forces was denoted in Mogadishu's Hodan district. 2 men in the car died. - @MogadishuNews

Update: A car carrying explosives being pursued by security forces was denoted in Mogadishu's Hodan district....

February 28, 2015

Berkshire Hathaway Posts Lower Profits

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway posted lower earnings for the fourth quarter amid investment derivative...

February 28, 2015

Indian mafia don turned politician DP Yadav and 3 others held guilty in murder case - @timesofindia

Indian mafia don turned politician DP Yadav and 3 others held guilty in murder case - @timesofindia

February 28, 2015


Photo: Thousands march in Yaounde, Cameroon, in support of the government's battle against Boko Haram - @rostou

Photo: Thousands march in Yaounde, Cameroon, in support of the government's battle against Boko Haram...

February 28, 2015

Photo: Firefighters battling a 3-alarm fire in Pittsburgh's Hill District - @CBSPittsburgh

Photo: Firefighters battling a 3-alarm fire in Pittsburgh's Hill District - @CBSPittsburgh

February 28, 2015

Activists say al-Qaida fighters overrun Syrian rebel bases near Aleppo - @AP

Activists say al-Qaida fighters overrun Syrian rebel bases near Aleppo - @AP

February 28, 2015


 

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber pressured to resign over 'first lady' scandal (+video)

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber’s fiancée Cylvia Hayes, who serves as the state’s first lady, faces charges...

February 28, 2015

Why judge's pension ruling is blow to Christie's political brand

Gov. Chris Christie's 2011 pension reform helped make him a national figure. But a judge's ruling that...

February 28, 2015

Outside money aiding incumbents in L.A. City Council races

Unlimited outside spending in the campaigns for seven Los Angeles City Council seats has topped $1.2...

February 28, 2015


California Senators introduced fewer bills this year

The number of bills introduced by members of the California Senate by Friday’s deadline was the lowest...

February 28, 2015

Homeland Security deal: Will Boehner follow McConnell's lead? (+video)

The Senate voted Wednesday to clear the path to fund DHS, after Republicans agreed to withdraw immigration...

February 27, 2015

Photos of the Week: 2/21-2/27 (35 photos)

This week we have a fireball above Calgary, wintry weather from Saudi Arabia to New York City, Iranian...

February 27, 2015


What Animals Teach Us About Measuring Intelligence

My dog Maebe gets very excited whenever my roommate comes home. Due to her heightened sense of smell,...

February 27, 2015

California, GOP on same page in bid to curb U.S. role in schools reform

California may be a blue state, but a Republican-led effort to scale back federal intervention in educational...

February 27, 2015

How to Acknowledge a Shameful Past

I grew up in a small, rural Virginia town where white leaders closed the public schools rather than allow...

February 27, 2015


 

The future of data storage?

February 28, 2015

"It's Easier to Get Laid at CPAC Than on Spring Break"

While the annual Conservative Political Action Conference attracts right-wingers all stripes, there...

February 28, 2015

Holder says goodbye to being attorney general

Attorney General Eric Holder bid an emotional farewell Friday to the Justice Department.        

February 28, 2015


6 accused of sending supplies to terrorists

Six suspects linked to terrorist activity referred to Syria and Iraq as "the beach," and used other coded...

February 28, 2015

Harrison Ford set for new 'Blade Runner'

Harrison Ford will reprise his role as Rick Deckard in the "Blade Runner" sequel. "Prisoners" director...

February 28, 2015

The US Helped Create International Law, Now We Just Ignore It

This story first appeared on the TomDispatch website. "The sovereign is he who decides on the exception,"...

February 28, 2015